A Message for My Books – Inspired By a Passage in Alberto Manguel’s Book Curiosity

There are certain books I gaze at from afar, knowing I would love to read them but knowing, too, that I probably won’t because my list is overly long and I’m becoming more and more aware of how little time there seems to be in a day. One book I know I won’t get to… [Read More]

Best Children’s Book Ever!

According to dozens of critics from around the world, Charlotte’s Web is the best book ever published for children aged 10 and under. If I had been asked to come up with the best children’s book ever, dozens of titles would have come to mind: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble for one (a darling of anti-establishment… [Read More]

On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! – First Annual National Readathon Day on January 24th!

On Saturday, January 24, from noon to 4 p.m. is the first annual National Readathon Day, a marathon to encourage reading across the nation and promote literacy. The National Book Foundation, Penguin Random House, Goodreads, and Mashable are partnering on the event, which will benefit the Foundation’s education programs. Just think, to participate you have… [Read More]